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State and non-state

State and non-state

🕔22:22, 3.Jul 2015

The reaction, not just of the Government of India, but also a large section of right wing politicians and intelligentsia to the recent damning report by Amnesty International on the excesses committed under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, AFSPA,

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Immigrants then and now

Immigrants then and now

🕔22:28, 2.Jul 2015

The question is not an easy one by any standard. Just how is the issue of immigration, economic, political or otherwise, expected to be tackled by those who are at the receiving end? The answer would, to a very great

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Debtors and creditors

Debtors and creditors

🕔21:31, 1.Jul 2015

The catastrophe unfolding in Greece is painful to watch, but in the impending tragedy are plenty of lessons for all. On July 5, the beleaguered country will vote whether it is willing to accept the conditions set on it by

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Back to 6th Schedule

Back to 6th Schedule

🕔22:16, 30.Jun 2015

The news today that the centre is willing to have the 6th Schedule extended to the hill districts of Manipur quite obviously would become the new agenda in the coming days for Manipur`™s issue starved politics. The discussions are unlikely

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Observing and Witnessing

Observing and Witnessing

🕔23:22, 29.Jun 2015

`Thank you for the tragedy, I need it for my art.` Music lovers of the1980s and 1990s generation will remember the disdain in this statement by Kurt Gobain the lead singer, guitarist and primary song writer of the popular music

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Chadong`s Agony

Chadong`s Agony

🕔20:58, 28.Jun 2015

The images of flood waters slowly but surely submerging Chadong village area in the Ukhrul district even as the shutters of the Mapithel multi-purpose dam were lowered to begin the process of commissioning the dam. Quite obviously, a vast area

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Mekong lesson for Northeast India

Mekong lesson for Northeast India

🕔08:28, 28.Jun 2015

By: Pradip Phanjoubam The following is an account of the author`™s extended travel in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region nations, including Northern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Yunan and Guangxi provinces of China in 2006, a trip for seven Indian journalists sponsored

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Life is good

Life is good

🕔22:13, 26.Jun 2015

Is there anything as a fundamental, given, purpose of life? The answer to this question must have to be at the foundation of all philosophies and religions. Without life, no doubt the world would still exist, but there obviously would

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Unheeded Social Dementia

Unheeded Social Dementia

🕔21:50, 25.Jun 2015

In Manipur, people go to the psychiatrist only when patients have lost their minds completely and have become insane. Many of the dysfunctional behaviours for which people in the West seek the help of psychiatrists are not given much attention

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ADC White Paper

ADC White Paper

🕔23:02, 24.Jun 2015

It is nearing a month since the elections to the Autonomous District Council, ADC, the local self governance bodies in the six ADC districts of the Manipur hills were held and nearly two weeks since the results were declared. Yet,

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